Alternative Tour Copenhagen

Cultural & Theme Tours in Denmark

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4 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Get off the beaten path in Copenhagen and see a part of town that few visitors rarely see on this guided tour of the Danish capital. Visit the achingly hip area of Vesterbro, the Mndenes hjem homeless shelter and the red—not to mention the green—light districts, among other areas including the self-declared "Free State of Christiana." Discover and explore everything from untrammeled working-class districts to neighborhoods crammed with bearded hipsters. • Get off-the-beaten-path with an insider's glance of an alternative Copenhagen • Visit Vesterbro—famed for its arts, eccentricity, and red-light district • Explore the meatpacking district (Kødbyen) a creative cluster with amazing nightlife• A guide helps you understand the Danish capital's history and modern culture • An easy-to-find meeting spot in the city makes for a stress-free start
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Radhuspladsen, Copenhagen, ZealandMeet your tour guide in the center of the city at Espresso House Rådhuspladsen (Vesterbrogade 2A).Walk with your guide as you learn about two distinct neighbourhoods, one known for its green-light district, the other for its red-light district, each with a fascinating history bound together by their vibrant diversity and uncompromising counter-culture.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Vesterbro, Copenhagen, ZealandVisit Vesterbro, considered the coolest side of the city by locals. Learn how it has transformed from a working-class district to an entertaining area filled with offbeat shops, art galleries and bars.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Christiania, Copenhagen, ZealandExplore the word famous Freetown of Christiania and discover what it's like to live in this place. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Transportation to Christianshavn

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop off


  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors